MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2013) - Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based business analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced an updated lineup of keynote speakers and customer leaders who will be sharing their insights during the company's Accelerate 2013 User Group Conference taking place May 20-22, 2013 at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. This year Adaptive Planning has evolved its customer conference from a series of regional events into a major conference that will constitute the biggest ever gathering of Adaptive Planning customers from across the globe. Accelerate 2013 will feature a strong lineup of market luminaries and customer leaders as speakers, including:

  • Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite
  • John Van Decker, VP of Research at Gartner
  • Steve Player, Director of Beyond Budgeting Roundtable
  • More than 30 Adaptive Planning customer leaders, including finance and business representatives from Boston Scientific, The Container Store, Siemens, Embraer, Knowledge Universe, DocuSign, Baxter Credit Union, Northstar Financial Services, The Aspen Institute, Armanino and many more.

Adaptive Planning's Accelerate 2013: Ignite New Insight is an opportunity for executives to network with and learn from hundreds of peers and experts. Attendees at Accelerate 2013 will gain valuable new peer and industry insights with informative breakouts, learn how to optimize and extend the use and value of Adaptive Planning beyond finance in their businesses, and participate in a dedicated training day with easy access to product experts. Attendees will also experience prominent keynote presentations and engaging customer stories, discover the latest trends, features and product road map, share best practices, and network with industry peers and special interest groups.

In step with Adaptive Planning's tremendous market momentum, this new global conference has 300% more breakout sessions, targeted industry vertical tracks, 10x the number of customer speakers, an extra day of training and more chances for interaction than previous years.

"Adaptive Planning customers include some of the world's most leading-edge and successful organizations, forming a broad user community made up of talented finance teams, executives and business managers," said Greg Schneider, Vice President of Marketing at Adaptive Planning. "We are excited to engage this community and bring our users and market visionaries together to share best practices and learn how they can optimize Adaptive Planning to deliver increased strategic value to their organizations."

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About Adaptive Planning
Adaptive Planning is the worldwide leader in cloud-based business analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes. The company's software as a service (SaaS) platform allows finance and management teams to work together to plan, monitor, report on, and analyze financial and operational performance. With capabilities for budgeting, forecasting, reporting, consolidation, dashboards, and business intelligence, Adaptive Planning enables finance, sales, and other business leaders to make better, faster, more collaborative decisions that drive a true competitive advantage.

Adaptive Planning is used by over 1,600 organizations worldwide, from midsized companies and nonprofits to large corporations, including AAA, Boston Scientific, CORT, Konica Minolta, NetSuite, Philips, and Vail Resorts. The company is the 5th fastest growing software company in Silicon Valley on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ list; has the #1 brand in midmarket CPM; and ranks #1 in customer satisfaction in independent industry surveys. With customers and partners in 80 countries worldwide, the company has the strongest channel ecosystem in the cloud CPM space, with partners including Armanino, Intacct, IntuitiveTek, Plex Systems, SAP, and NetSuite, which offers a specialized version of Adaptive Planning as the NetSuite Financial Planning module. Adaptive Planning is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. and is funded by Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), ONSET Ventures, Monitor Ventures, and Cardinal Venture Capital.

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